Student illness which includes mental health days
Death in the family
Concern for student health or safety (must be approved by principal/principal designee)
Other situations beyond the control of the student (must be approved by principal/principal designee)
Sounding Taps at a military honors funeral
A student's parent or legal guardian is an active duty member of the uniformed services called to duty, on leave or has immediately returned from deployment to a combat zone
- A parent/guardian can report an absence by dialing the attendance line at (773) 534-8037 and speaking to staff and/or leaving a detailed message. Please see requirements below when reporting an absence.
- A parent/guardian can complete an absence form LPHS Absence Form. Absence forms with an electronic/typed signature cannot be accepted. Please review absence forms for accuracy prior to submission. Absence forms can be submitted in the Attendance Office, Room 102. (Notes written on anything other than the LPHS Absence Form will not be accepted.)
- Parents can also log into their Parent Portal and excuse an absence via an E-Absence Request. Video instructions on how to do that can be found here:
- Parent/guardian Name
- Parent/Guardian Phone Number
- Students Name
- Students ID Number
- Date of Absence
- Reason for Absence
- 5 tardies equals 1 detention
- Detentions are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:30pm-5:15pm (Place may vary depending on the day. Please see main office for exact location.)
- Students who cannot make the Tuesday/Thursday detention schedule should reach out to Dean Johnson. Freshmen may reach out to Mr. Mario or Ms. Shotwell.
How can I view my attendance/my student’s attendance?
Students and parents get view attendance in the Aspen Portal. Parents can also set up attendance triggers so they are notified when their student is marked absent or tardy.
If you are interested in setting up triggers for your student, you can fast forward to 3:28 on this video for instructions on how to do so. You can set up text triggers and/or email triggers.